Bio

Julean and the Rai is a genre blended, songwriting heavy, acoustic based indie folk quartet with a powerful lead singer and a wide range of sounds.

Founded in 2006 in New York City by frontman Julean Rai, Julean and the Rai has had iterations ... and lineups ... in four countries and six different states. Julean and the Rai pulls from influences from everywhere from prog rock legend Peter Gabriel to alt country songwriter John Hiatt, and bringing to mind musicians like Richie Havens and Ravi Shankar.

2017 brings the new release "The War of the Sons of Light against the Sons of Darkness", a powerful cross genre excursion into inner struggles, as well as the commercial remixing, remastering and re-release of  favorites "Muse Tree", "Here.", and "Alexandria, Falling".

For booking and press related inquiries, please contact us at theraiband@gmail.com, or use the contact form here on the site.

Julean Rai, lead singer of Julean and the Rai, performs live at the Pomarancovy Fortepian in Pila, Poland in 2009.

Julean Rai, lead singer of Julean and the Rai, performs live at the Pomarancovy Fortepian in Pila, Poland in 2009.